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A Prayer for Presence :: Guest Post by Karen Watson

Karen Watson is privileged to work with small group Bible study leaders, encouraging and equipping them to lead from the overflow of their intimate relationship with the Lord.  867 more words

Embracing Presence

A Fresh Start: From Then. . . To Now

When I started this blog, I wanted to write pieces that I wanted to read.  Sounds simple enough.  After all, it didn’t make sense to write otherwise and expect others to read something I wouldn’t.     729 more words


A New Year's Pause

Sometimes things aren’t as clear as we’d like them to be. They aren’t always neatly defined and life can be downright confusing. Rather than reacting to the discomfort of the unknown by making New Year’s Resolutions to try to change things, maybe we should just hit the pause button. 341 more words


The Prize and Price of Perspective

I saw this cartoon yesterday and it immediately brought to mind this paradox of perspective and the old adage that there are three sides to every story … yours, mine and the truth. 814 more words


Christmas Presence

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been off my game lately. Rather than being focused on enjoying The Christmas Present, I find myself dwelling on The Christmas Past and fretting about The Christmas Future. 290 more words


Peace: Taking Action in a Time of Tragedy

It is the second week of Advent and, this week, the focus is Peace.

It seems a bit audacious to try to tackle the subject of Peace within one week of the… 928 more words

Gracious Living

Grateful Longing

Can we feel gratitude and longing at the same time?

I had a mix of emotions this morning. As I walked through my home I was feeling extremely grateful. 275 more words

Personal Development